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20 Eco-Friendly Things To Do During Self-Quarantine and Pandemic Lockdown

20 Eco-Friendly Things To Do During Self-Quarantine and Pandemic Lockdown

With governments locking down cities and health authorities requesting residents to self-quarantine to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, people are faced with weeks, if not months, of staying at home. Naturally, many will use this time worrying about their health and that of loved ones, as well as their financial situations and careers....

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

By now, most people are aware of the dangers posed by plastic to our environment. Along with this awareness has come a desire for healthier alternatives. Unfortunately, when it comes to toiletries, plastic remains the dominant packaging choice by manufacturers. So until better alternatives are available, consumers have to resort to upcycling or recycling product...

Try a 12 x 12 Sustainable Lifestyle Challenge in 2020: 12 Eco Challenges in 12 Months

Try a 12 x 12 Sustainable Lifestyle Challenge in 2020: 12 Eco Challenges in 12 Months

A lot was done this year to create awareness about the climate emergency we all face. Better policies were formulated in various corners of the business and government sectors, crowds participated in climate protests and more consumers began to pay attention to what they buy. More than all these though, a lot more people have...

TerraCycle Launches 100+ Zero Waste Boxes to Recycle Cigarette Butts, Medical Blister Packs, Chewing Gum, Toys and more

TerraCycle Launches 100+ Zero Waste Boxes to Recycle Cigarette Butts, Medical Blister Packs, Chewing Gum, Toys and more

To coincide with Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week, global recycling pioneers TerraCycle are launching over one hundred new Zero Waste Boxes in Australia, making practically everything recyclable. From today, Australians can now recycle anything from cigarette butts through to chewing gum, party decorations, jewellery and toys, instead of sending them to landfill. Also included is...